Finally, this photo, which David captioned: "He's happy because he just sold a motherlode of burritos to the Oklahoma delegation"
Members of the Kentucky delegation have teamed up to form the Congressional Bourbon Caucus.
India, its most powerful Asian member, has downgraded its delegation.
1610s, "action of delegating" (earlier in this sense was delegacie, mid-15c.); perhaps a native formation, perhaps from French délégation, or directly from Latin delegationem (nominative delegatio) "assignment, delegation," noun of action from past participle stem of delegare (see delegate). Meaning "persons sent by commission" is from 1818; meaning "a state's elected representatives, taken collectively," is U.S. political usage from 1820s.